Substance abuse among underage adults is becoming a national trend. Data shows this rise in the teen population. As a society, we need to answer this call and see where to root out this addiction. It definitely starts at home but good substance abuse programs and counselors are also a need.
The article, “Data show underage substance abuse on the rise” by by Kenneth Anton states in regards the dates,
“The number of substance abuse related felony hearings tripled during the same period. It should be noted that most of the Substance abuse cases, whether pre-expulsion or felony hearing, were mostly at the high school level, yet the lower grades were not immune to the unfortunate effects”
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The article and data clearly shows that multiple addictions are on the rise in the youth and next generation. Please also review our Substance Abuse Counseling Program and see if it meets your professional needs.